Acequia, Colorado

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Acequia, Colorado
Acequia is located in Colorado
Acequia
Acequia
Location in Douglas County and the state of Colorado
Acequia is located in the US
Acequia
Acequia
Acequia (the US)
Coordinates: 39°31′25″N 105°01′41″W / 39.52361°N 105.02806°W / 39.52361; -105.02806Coordinates: 39°31′25″N 105°01′41″W / 39.52361°N 105.02806°W / 39.52361; -105.02806
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyDouglas County[1]
Elevation5,558 ft (1,694 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
GNIS feature ID0182621

Acequia is an unincorporated community located in Douglas County, Colorado, United States.[1]

Acequia is a Spanish word meaning "canal" or "channel",[2] so the name was likely in reference to the nearby High Line Canal.

Geography[edit]

Acequia is located at 39°31′25″N 105°01′41″W / 39.52361°N 105.02806°W / 39.52361; -105.02806 (39.5235994,-105.0280398).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Acequia, Colorado
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. p. 23.